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Physician Agent in Dallas, TX at HealthTrust  

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2018

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Physician Agent is responsible for the sourcing of candidates for the recruitment and placement of clinical staff to fill posted positions within affiliated facilities. The Physician Agent will identify, contact, interview and screen candidates for nationwide staffing opportunities via cold calling, Internet, journals, and various databases. They are expected to develop and maintain strong relationships with candidates and will be an essential part of the overall candidate experience.

SUPERVISOR: Director – Locum Tenens

SUPERVISES: N/A

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with physician candidates.
  • Identify, contact, interview, and screen candidates nationwide for staffing opportunities via cold calling, Internet, journals, and various databases.
  • Analyze and evaluate candidate qualifications, education, background, interests, geographical preferences, family requirements, and compensation requirements.
  • Identify candidate’s availability to interview with clients.
  • Maintain consistent communication with candidate through the placement process.
  • Secure final contract between the client and the selected candidate.
  • Solicits additional contracts and referrals from existing and potential clients.
  • Prior to candidates assignment, confirm hospital privileges, secure a copy of the physician’s license, assist in obtaining needed documentation, cover last minute issues with candidate
  • Independently research medical terminology, specialties, advances, state licensing processes, market conditions, malpractice insurance, health insurance and managed care issues, practice arrangements, compensation structures, legislation, and tort reform on an ongoing basis to develop and maintain competence necessary to proficiently and professionally represent HealthTrust and its clients, and analyze and evaluate client needs and candidate qualifications as part of the ongoing training process.
  • Work closely with the client representative to relay a full understanding of the candidate’s interests, availability, scope of practice, travel needs and pay rate requirements.
  • Develop a full understanding of client needs prior to contacting candidates; address any questions with the client representative.
  • Submits weekly activity/call reports concerning candidate related activities to team director.
  • Maintain candidate status, conversations, records, etc. in company database (PCR).
  • Assists candidates with preparing resumes and advises them about job interview skills.
  • Consistently achieve key performance indicators as set forth by company standards.
  • Expected  to, on his/her own time and at work, stay current and informed of the industries, specialties, facilities, licensing requirements, etc. that may be pertinent to opportunities for current/future physician candidates.
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: This position requires the following minimal requirements:

  • High level of intelligence and aptitude
  • Outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Able to communicate in a professional and proficient manner with clients (e.g., chief executive officers, medical directors, and administrators) and candidates in specialized areas of medicine
  • Strong analytical and evaluative skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Proficient in the use of computer programs, databases, and Internet research
  • Self-disciplined, self-motivated, and results-oriented
  • Able to assume substantial responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Able to exercise discretion and independent judgment
  • Must work well in high-pressure situations and a dynamic work environment
  • Some travel may be required throughout the United States

EDUCATION: Bachelor degree preferred

EXPERIENCE: Sales, marketing, and/or recruiting experience preferred. Healthcare experience, training, and/or coursework helpful.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE: None